Method Writing

Writing characters who are vastly different to ourselves is something many of us do, or at least strive to do. It’s not easy to extract one’s personality completely from the page – we can only write what we know, after all. Yes, imagination is a far-reaching avenue, but how do we make it stretch as…

Opinions Wanted – Audio Books

My dear friend Joey, at joeyfullystated commented on my Saturday post that if I go blind, there are always audio books available so I don’t have to read. That got me thinking about audio books again, as I have contemplated trying one in the past. I passed the opportunity up however, because I can’t see…

Brewing a Fine Story: My Writing Process

Wonderful outlook on the writing process.

“When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am.”

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Maya Angelou by Spanglej, CC BY-SA 2.0. Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or…


Originally posted on The Write Niche:
“I didn’t connect with your MC.” I’ve heard it so many times. In one of my more recent rejections the agent doted, saying she “absolutely loved” my concept and that my take on the setting was “genius.” She used the word genius! Ultimately though, she rejected me because she did not…

Amazon v Hachette: Don’t Believe The Spin

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
The internet is seething over Amazon’s reported hardball tactics in negotiations with Hachette. Newspapers and blogs are filled with heated opinion pieces, decrying Amazon’s domination of the book business. Actual facts are thinner on the ground, however, and if history is any guide, we haven’t heard the full story. Here’s how it…

The rituals of writing

Originally posted on Emily J. McGrorey:
This week I’ve been thinking a lot about the unique habits we each have when it comes to our writing. From grabbing a cup of coffee before you get started to checking your emails, we all have those little things we do each time before we sit down and…

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